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Pilbara seizes its chance, value uplift to come

It was only a little more than four years ago that the then-penny dreadful Pilbara Minerals picked up what was originally the Pilgangoora tantalum-lithium project, 120km south of Port Hedland.

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Loading Pilgangoora product onto a ship for export

In the intervening period, Pilbara launched itself into a rapid-fire drilling program that established Pilgangoora as one of the biggest hard rock lithium deposits in the world, with the tantalum becoming a handy sideline.

Then it spent some A$285 million to bring it to production, with the first shipment of spodumene concentrate at an above spec 6.25% lithium leaving Port Hedland on October 2, and the first tantalite delivery made....

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